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Who Are Concord Music Publishing?

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Concord Music Publishing

Based in Nashville with offices in Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Miami and New York, Concord Music Publishing owns or administers more than 600,000 copyrighted musical works. Spanning nearly two centuries of song, Concord represents the world’s most celebrated songwriters, composers, and lyricists through a vast array of genres and territories.

Concord Music Publishing is a global, full-service, independent music publisher offering bespoke creative support from its a&r, synchronization, and marketing teams and diligent administration by its in-house copyright, licensing income tracking, and royalty departments.

Concord Music Publishing is home to the world’s leading classical music publisher, Boosey & Hawkes, and operates exclusive joint ventures with top pop music publisher, Pulse Music Group and Hillary Lindsey’s Hang Your Hat.

The company is owned by Concord Music Group, which also owns a number of other music labels, including Concord Records, Rounder Records, and Stax Records.

Concord Music Publishing works with a number of different genres of music, including pop, rock, jazz, blues, country, classical, and hip-hop. The company also works with a number of songwriters, producers, and artists. Concord Music Publishing has a catalog of over 1 million songs and is home to some of the world’s most successful writers and producers, including Bruno Mars, John Legend, and Pharrell Williams.

CMP At The Grammys!

There were many celebrations and performances by CMP acts including Best New Artist nominee Omar Apollo, who performed a set at Spotify’s annual celebration for all the Best New Artists. Allison Russell performed alongside PULSE’s Sierra Ferrell and other Americana stars at the Americana Fest Pre-Grammy Salute to Lucinda Williams at the Troubadour Theatre. Other performances throughout the week from the CMP roster included Amaarae, Cory Henry, Robert Glasper, Kareen Lomax, Walshy Fire, and more.

Overall, it was a fantastic evening with 17 clients from CMP and PULSE contributing to GRAMMY award winning projects across 13 categories.

Concord Music Publishing Roster

In terms of leading music talent, Concord Music Publishing’s current roster includes such chart-topping and critically acclaimed songwriters as; The 1975, Omar Apollo, Glen Ballard, Tyler Bates, Fiona Bevan, BIA, Jason Robert Brown, Tofer Brown, Chase + Status, Cautious Clay, Jacob Collier, Denzel Curry, Daft Punk, Russell Dickerson, James Earp, Noah Goldstein, Ruston Kelly, Tom Kitt, Daniel Lanois, Hillary Lindsey, Duff McKagan, Josh Miller, Oh Wonder, Justin Parker, Steve Robson, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Biff Stannard, Varren Wade, Walshy Fire, Tion Wayne, and Yola.

Concord represents the catalogs of songwriting legends such as Tony Banks, Benny Blanco, Sammy Cahn, Phil Collins, Willie Colón, John Fogerty, Marvin Hamlisch, Oscar Hammerstein II, Imagine Dragons, Robert Johnson, Cyndi Lauper, Jimmy Napes, Pink Floyd, Trent Reznor, Richard Rodgers, Mike Rutherford, Santigold, Joan Sebastian, Pete Seeger, Nikki Sixx, and Ryan Tedder.

Concord Music Publishing is home to the world’s leading classical music publishers Boosey & Hawkes and Sikorski Music Publishing, which includes the works of renowned composers John Adams, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Sergei Prokofiev, Steve Reich, Igor Stravinsky, and Eric Whitacre.

Concord invested in PULSE Music Group in 2020, forming an exclusive joint venture and reaffirming its commitment to developing frontline pop hits. PULSE’s current songwriter roster includes James Blake, Cordae, Trevor Daniel, El-P, Tyler Johnson, Kehlani, Bonnie McKee, OZ, Rich The Kid, Starrah, Ty Dolla $ign, and YEBBA.

Concord Music Publishing has also launched the new, Nashville-based talent and creative development venture Hang Your Hat Music, in partnership with GRAMMY®, CMA, and ACM-awarded songwriter Hillary Lindsey.

Closing Thoughts

Concord Music Publishing is certainly a company that any musician would be proud to have their name affiliated with, in regards to their very high reputation. Home to some of the world’s most successful writers and producers, wouldn’t it be excellent to be part of their roster too? Get in touch and see what they can do for your career. 


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